Campbells Ledge, near Pittston (Carboniferous of the United States)

Also known as Pittston

Where: Pennsylvania (41.4° N, 75.8° W: paleocoordinates 9.4° S, 15.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Pottsville Formation, Westphalian C (314.6 - 311.4 Ma)

• Near top of Pottsville, Upper Transition group

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, black shale

• Specimen on piece of black shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by R.D. Lacoe; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: S. H. Scudder. 1885. Dictyoneura and the allied insects of the Carboniferous epoch. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 20:167-173 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 111045: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 18.06.2011, edited by Matthew Clapham

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Cnemidolestodea - Spanioderidae
"Dieconeura rigida n. gen. n. sp." = Dieconeurites rigidus2
"Dieconeura rigida n. gen. n. sp." = Dieconeurites rigidus2 Scudder 1885 winged insect
 Protorthoptera -
"Polyernus laminarum n. sp." = Pseudopolyernus laminarum2
"Polyernus laminarum n. sp." = Pseudopolyernus laminarum2 Scudder 1885 winged insect
 Palaeodictyoptera -
"Titanophasma jucunda n. sp." = Titanodictya jucunda, "Haplophlebium longipennis n. sp." = Parahaplophlebium longipenne
"Titanophasma jucunda n. sp." = Titanodictya jucunda Scudder 1885 winged insect
"Haplophlebium longipennis n. sp." = Parahaplophlebium longipenne Scudder 1885 winged insect
 Dicondylia -
"Paolia lacoana n. sp." = Pseudopaolia lacoana
"Paolia lacoana n. sp." = Pseudopaolia lacoana Scudder 1885 winged insect
 Meganisoptera -
Palaeotherates pennsylvanicus n. sp.1 Handlirsch 1906 griffinfly
USNM 38787